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#Terrorist Attack

# terrorist-attack - Friday 15 March, 2019

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques Christchurch This post contains videos

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques

Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.

# terrorist-attack - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died

Five other defendants in the Sousse case were handed jail terms ranging from six months to six years, while 17 were acquitted.

# terrorist-attack - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Two people seriously injured in Amsterdam train station stabbing are US citizens, ambassador says

The assailant was identified as a 19-year-old Afghan man with a German residency permit.

# terrorist-attack - Friday 15 June, 2018

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.

# terrorist-attack - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Two more arrests made in Wales over Parsons Green tube attack

Thirty people were injured in a chemical attack on the tube last Friday.

# terrorist-attack - Monday 21 August, 2017

'She thought I was dead': Irish survivor of Barcelona attack speaks out

An Irish-Filipino family were caught up in the Barcelona terror attack last week.

# terrorist-attack - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Barcelona terror attack: 'The waiter came over to us with the bill and said we couldn't leave'

Irish woman Aoife Roy was having dinner with friends at a Las Ramblas restaurant when the attack happened.

Barcelona terror attack: Two arrested, at least 13 dead and 80 injured

A white van drove into crowds on the pedestrianised Las Ramblas area of Barcelona this afternoon.

# terrorist-attack - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From The42 Lions to dedicate performances in New Zealand to victims of London attack Best Wishes

Lions to dedicate performances in New Zealand to victims of London attack

The touring squad were shocked by the news from London.

# terrorist-attack - Monday 29 May, 2017

Gardaí host conference to prepare Dublin Airport staff for terror attack

Law enforcement representatives will discuss how to respond to the types of lone wolf attacks seen across Europe recently.

# terrorist-attack - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

British police arrest six men and one woman over Manchester bombing

There are reports that the younger brother and father of the bomber have been arrested in Libya.

# terrorist-attack - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Gardaí are monitoring a small number of individuals 'who do not have this country's interests at heart'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called a security meeting following recent terrorist attacks in Europe.

# terrorist-attack - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest

Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.

# terrorist-attack - Friday 10 February, 2017

16-year-old girl among four arrested for allegedly plotting terror attack in France

The four people were arrested in Montpellier.

# terrorist-attack - Monday 30 January, 2017

Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks

Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.

# terrorist-attack - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Isis sows seeds of inter-ethnic conflict to give its perverted ideology some sort of twisted logic

Security expert Tom Clonan writes from France, where he and his family were holidaying when Thursday night’s attack happened in Nice.

# terrorist-attack - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Canadian citizen killed by Islamic militants in the Philippines

Three other individuals are still being held by the Abu Sayyaf militant group.

# terrorist-attack - Monday 4 January, 2016

Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover features God with a gun

“The assassin is still out there.”

# terrorist-attack - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan

The man crashed a motorcycle into the main gate of a government office.

# terrorist-attack - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Two airport workers arrested as Russia confirms Egypt plane crash was caused by bomb

A €47 million reward is being offered for information that would lead to the arrest of those responsible.

# terrorist-attack - Friday 2 October, 2015

Britain's youngest terrorist: 15-year-old boy sentenced over plans to 'run a cop over'

The boy (then 14) suggested the man should “break into someone’s house and get your first taste of beheading”.

# terrorist-attack - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Student weeps in court after being cleared of planning terrorist attack

Journalists were allowed in for small sections of the trial – but they still cannot report on the details.

# terrorist-attack - Friday 23 January, 2015

Opinion: An alliance between secular and religious people would defeat extremism

Defeating religious extremism cannot be left one group alone – we’re in this together.

# terrorist-attack - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted

It is up to moderate people to have an open debate about religion and society. Otherwise, extremists will have it for us.

# terrorist-attack - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

'I'll Ride With You': A blueprint for how we should deal with terrorism

Yesterday’s gesture by a Sydney commuter was an extraordinary show of solidarity and humanity – showing what differentiates us is negligible in comparison to what unites us.

# terrorist-attack - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world's most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre

Many Irish and Kerry men spent more than five years working at the resurrected World Trade Centre site.

# terrorist-attack - Friday 14 November, 2014

Column: 'My father told us our mother was gone. Her plane had crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.'

Victims’ families – like mine – need better protections and their voices heard.

# terrorist-attack - Friday 17 October, 2014

London men charged with plotting terrorism and taking oath of Islamic State group

Four men face terrorist charges and a fifth faces firearms charges.

# terrorist-attack - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings

It is unfortunate that, sometimes, it takes a tragedy of this magnitude to vitiate differences and to remind us of our common humanity, writes Larry Donnelly.

# terrorist-attack - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Attackers kill 27 people in a mass stabbing at train station in China

The incident ‘was an organised, premeditated violent terrorist attack’ the official news agency Xinhua said

# terrorist-attack - Thursday 23 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things to know before you start your Thursday.

Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier

Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.

# terrorist-attack - Friday 17 May, 2013

Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.

# terrorist-attack - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

FBI pledge to find those responsible for the “act of terror” at Boston Marathon

Investigators are pleading for the public’s assistance after three people were killed and 176 were injured.

# terrorist-attack - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Guantanamo judge orders US to stop censoring 9/11 hearings

Judge James Pohl says the government cannot remotely censor pre-trial hearings for the suspects of the 9/11 attacks.

# terrorist-attack - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for today’s suicide bombings.

# terrorist-attack - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Winter Olympics terrorist attack foiled, says Russia

Russian government security officials say they have foiled plans to attack Olympics host city before and during the 2014 games.

# terrorist-attack - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Government does not propose all-Ireland Omagh inquiry, says Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore says that gardaí and the PSNI will maintain a close relationship, but that the govt isn’t pushing for an all-island inquiry.

# terrorist-attack - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Explosion in Turkish capital kills 3, wounds 34

A suspected car bomb shook a busy street in central Ankara yesterday – the first deadly bombing in the capital in more than four years.

# terrorist-attack - Monday 12 September, 2011

Fighter jets escort US passenger flights after alarm raised over bathroom use

Airline officials said that two passengers on board an American Airlines flight from LA spent an “extraordinarily long time” in the plane’s bathroom.